Australian Capital Territory Hotels

Barrels of fun

‘Roll out the barrel’ — and the beer drought is on the run. Mr B. Kelly, of Braddon (pictured), cellarman at a city hotel, unloads draught beer yesterday. The drought ended for some Canberra hotels and all clubs when the… Read More ›


Publican Purse Riders Mobbed

Riders in the “publicans‘ purse,” scooter race for publicans, almost lost in the crowd in Crawford Street, Queanbeyan, after the race on Saturday afternoon. They are (left to right) Col. Etherington (Tourist Hotel), winner of the event, Keith Hatcher (Hotel Civic) and Kevin Kelly… Read More ›

The Rex Hotels

  DURING the 1950s and 60s, Rex Investments, a division of the LJ Hooker, established a number of pubs around the suburbs of Sydney and regional Australia. The Rex Group’s first hotel was in Canberra and trades today (November 2014)… Read More ›